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Shorshe Maach (Fish Cooked in Mustard)

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Shorshe Maach
Fish (Rohu) – 375 gms, cut into pieces, cleaned
Onion – 1/4 to 1/2 cup, chopped
Poppy Seeds – 1/2 tblsp
Yellow Mustard Seeds – 3/4 tblsp
Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
Coconut – 2 to 3 one inch pieces, diced
Ginger – 1/2 inch piece
Garlic – 3 cloves
Green Chillies – 2, slit lengthwise
Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
Cumin Powder – 1 tsp
Red Chilli Powder – 3/4 tsp
Oil – 2 to 3 tblsp
Lemon Juice – 4 to 5 tblsp
Coriander Leaves – handful, chopped
Salt as per taste

1. Sprinkle salt on the fish pieces and keep aside for 15 minutes to marinate.
2. Then rinse the fish and keep aside in a plate.
3. Heat a pan over low heat.
4. Fry the poppy seeds for a minute.
5. Remove the poppy seeds, soak in little water for 10 minutes.
6. Grind the poppy seeds with 1/4 cup of water and all the other ingredients except lemon juice, coriander leaves and oil.
7. Add some salt and grind to a fine paste.
8. Heat oil in a pan over moderate flame.
9. Fry the ground masala paste for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring all the time and adding a little water if required.
10. Add the lemon juice and 1 cup of water.
11. Simmer over low heat for 3 minutes and add the fish pieces.
12. Cook until done.
13. Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with coriander leaves.
14. Serve hot.

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Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

1 comment

Ranita Sinha September 26, 2012 - 3:19 am

Slurp!!! I love Shorshe Ilish..and it looks tempting..


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